Cape Town Police recovered firearms, drugs and stolen items in the last 24 hours.

Cape Town Metro Police have recovered two firearms, drugs and stolen items in the last 24 hours.

 PHOTO: Drugs and Weapon

In Heinz Park this morning, officers conducting patrols spotted two men loitering as they approached them, one of the men started running, and dumping items as he went along.

When he was caught, officers found him in possession of seven mandrax tablets. As they retraced their steps, ammunition and a 9mm pistol with a further three rounds in the magazine was found. Both suspects were detained at Samora Machel SAPS.

Yesterday morning in Bonteheuwel, officers arrested two suspects for possession of a prohibited firearm and ammunition. This is after bystanders tipped off officers about a firearm in their possession.

Meanwhile in the CBD, recovered numerous suspected stolen cellphones last night.

Officers on patrol in Long Street, were approached by a member of the public who informed them that a group of men in a white BMW had robbed students of their phones.

They found nine cellphones in the vehicle, and five men were taken into custody at Cape Town Central SAPS.


Done by: Esona Mfazwe


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